California Seniors and Disabled — It wasn’t totally unexpected that the governor’s budget proposal contains the prohibition on overtime.
Rankism, a term coined by physicist, educator, and citizen diplomat Robert W. Fuller, is used to describe "abusive, discriminatory, or exploitative behavior towards people because of their rank in a particular hierarchy". According to Fuller rank-based abuse underlies many other phenomena such as bullying, racism, sexism, and homophobia.
MLK Day and Asian Americans — Most people don’t realize that the United States dropped 600,000 tons of napalm on Korea.
Charles D. Hayes: I grew up with a sheltered worldview much in agreement with the same politics and prejudices of my community. It was a world of black-and-white notions of morality, and it was a literal interpretation of racial superiority that white was right. But reading Martin Luther King’s Letter From a Birmingham Jail changed my reality.
Inman Moore: I grew up in the briar patches and cotton fields of Mississippi. I can tell you there was tremendous mistreatment.
Raise LA — Durveys that demonstrate the benefits of raising the minimum wage have as much chance as climate change papers.
Boeing Negotiations — A company scores record profits and demands tough concessions from its workers.
Robin Roberts Comes Out — Black celebs’s public coming out events correct and heal a community’s irrational and persistent fear.
Cutting California Pensions — AG Harris put teachers, police officers and firefighters in front as public employees who would suffer.
Soya Jung — The book, The Triple Package, is rife with American exceptionalism and model minority thinking – the notion that anyone can succeed in America if they just act right, and those who don’t will get what they deserve.
It is disingenuous to claim the recent Duck Dynasty controversies are not about race.
Ani DiFranco has enraged fans by hosting her upcoming “Righteous Retreat” at Nottoway Plantation in Louisiana.
Social Transformation in 2014 is poised to begin an exciting era of broadening the growing consensus for social and economic justice.
Social Contract — It’s a sign of change to see the idea of increasing Social Security move into the mainstream debate.